Tag Archives: Qatar

Qatar World Cup New Stadium Inaugurated

Al Thumama Stadium was inaugurated on Friday (22/10) when Qatar hosted the final football match for the Amir Cup, which will also be the first official match at the stadium that will host the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup. The inauguration of the stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people …

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Qatar Says Not Happy With High Gas Prices

Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, said Monday it was unhappy with current global prices, which have soared to record highs. “I am not happy that gas prices are high,” Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi told a news conference. High prices, he said, “have a negative impact on …

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Qatar Frees Afghan Soldier Who Killed 3 Australian Soldiers

An Afghan military defector who killed three Australian soldiers has been released from custody in Qatar and his whereabouts are unknown, officials said Monday (11/10). The soldier known as Hekmatullah fled after shooting dead the three Australian soldiers and wounding two others at a base in 2012 and was sentenced …

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US, Qatar impose sanctions on seven Hezbollah supporters

The United States and Qatar have jointly imposed sanctions on seven people who support the financial network of the Islamic political party and the militant group Hezbollah in the Arabian Peninsula. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement Wednesday that three Qatari nationals — Ali Reda Hassan Al Banai, …

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